Martinez Named National Olmsted Scholar Finalist

Landscape architecture undergraduate student Nathania Martinez recently was named a 2017 National Olmsted Scholar Finalist by the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF).

The National Olmsted Scholars Program is the premier national award and recognition program for landscape architecture students.

Martinez was named one of six national finalists (three graduate and three undergraduate) from amongst a group of 50 graduate and 31 undergraduate students nominated by their faculty for their exceptional leadership potential. She will receive a $1,000 award.

“I am both encouraged and inspired to continue the work that I love to do and to further my studies so that I may contribute to the profession of landscape architecture,” Martinez said. “I am honored to receive this award from the Landscape Architecture Foundation and would like to thank everyone who has helped me along my way.”

The 2017 Olmsted Scholars will be honored at LAF’s 32nd Annual Benefit on Friday, Oct. 20 in Los Angeles, which will be held in conjunction with the American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting and EXPO.

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